Ontario’s top doctor ‘strongly’ recommends masks to protect children

TORONTO – Ontario’s chief medical officer of health strongly recommended Monday that residents wear masks in indoor public settings to protect children from a “triple threat” of respiratory viruses, while Alberta’s premier said she will not impose a mask mandate and urged people not to panic. Dr. Kieran Moore said a mask mandate remains on […]

GBHS admitting more kids to hospital with respiratory viruses

Grey Bruce Health Services is seeing more sick kids in its emergency rooms than normal due to respiratory viruses, as is happening across the province. Kids’ visits to GBHS emergency rooms are up by 20 or 30 per cent, said Gary Sims, the president and CEO of GBHS. He blamed COVID-19, an early rise in […]